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After the Winds Take Us

Four haikus

By Steffany RitchiePublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Photo by Melanie Wupperman: https://www.pexels.com/photo/grass-beside-the-sea-662994/

Dad fished the big waves

and the babbling brooks too

Hopeful for a bite


Ankles deep sand dunes

at Nag's Head where flight seemed real

we settled for kites


My window fan sucked

in the hot sticky night air

my sheets a ghost, ah!


I light a candle

Speak to the flame like it's you

cry, pray, it's not real

nature poetry

About the Creator

Steffany Ritchie

Hi, I mostly write memoir, essays and pop culture things. I am a long-time American expat in Scotland.

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